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Afghan-US forces kill top IS leader during raid in eastern province

Afghan-US forces kill top IS leader during raid in eastern province

The official statement stated that Hasib ordered a series of high-profile attacks including one on March 8 on the main military hospital in Kabul that killed almost 50 people. US-Forces Afghanistan sa...

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IS says it has beheaded Russian foreign fighter for spying

IS says it has beheaded Russian foreign fighter for spying

Russian senator Viktor Ozerov, who heads the defence committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, said the defence ministry would check the authenticity of the video. ISIS released the footage on ...

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British PM May's Conservatives open up record lead: ICM poll

At first glance the SNP scored another remarkable success in last week's local elections. Senior SNP members had previously called on the Greens to stand aside in battleground seats to avoid splitti...

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Yates: I warned White House about Flynn

His aides are engaging in real-time political combat with Trump, including revealing Monday that Obama personally warned his successor against tapping embattled Michael Flynn as his national securit...

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White House 'told three times' about Russian link

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee that he was not aware of any evidence demonstrating collusion, but also said he had been unaware of a...

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Army Rangers Kill Afghan ISIS Head, 35 Fighters

General John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, said Logari was the second leader of IS in Afghanistan to be killed in the last nine months. USA and Afghan special forces, backed by...

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Wildfire forces evacuations in Southern Georgia

Wildfire forces evacuations in Southern Georgia

The fire had broken containment Friday and, in a 26-hour period, burned an 11,000-acre rectangle, most of it private timber land, outside the southeast corner of the refuge. George who are extremely g...

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A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

Moon has also shown a willingness to challenge the United States, a key ally of South Korea, saying that Seoul should reconsider its deployment of an advanced US missile defense system to better cope ...

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Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan

Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan

When the militant group Jaish al-Adl kidnapped five soldiers in 2014 Iran threatens to send troops to retrieve the soldiers, Pakistan in reply said that it will not permit to do so. In an interview wi...

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Pune techie rape and murder: Sessions court holds all three accused guilty

Pune techie rape and murder: Sessions court holds all three accused guilty

Nayana Pujari was driven in the auto for more than six hours and later she was murdered in Zarewadi forest on Pune-Nasik highway and her body was dumped in the Zarewadi forests in Khed Taluka. They al...

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Winding up Celtic fans, Rangers stopping '10 in a row'

The Parkhead faithful lapped up every moment of this season's sixth and final Old Firm duel as Brendan Rodger's undefeated troops outclassed a feeble Gers line-up from start to finish. He said: "The m...

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Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

Yates recounted her January 26 conversation with the Trump's White House counsel in which she warned about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. F...

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Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

A hostile Senate blocked several key planks of that budget. This will cover nearly half of the "zombie" savings measures the Turnbull Government has been unable to get through the senate. There'll be ...

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New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum confirmed on Saturday that Mr Haniya had been selected as the politburo chief. Between 2000 until 2005 during the Second Intifada, he became a member of the Palestinia...

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Jeremy Corbyn dodges Brexit question seven times

Kate Townsend, the local Labour secretary who stood in last week's elections, and Steve Williams, a party member of 46 years who sits on the party's executive committee in South West Surrey, have had ...

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Water tanker scam: Mishra to record statement with ACB on May

Water tanker scam: Mishra to record statement with ACB on May

Resonating similar views, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi said that following Kapil Mishra's revelation it has been proved that those supporting Kejriwal in his corruption will be applauded, but those who will...

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Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

The US sees the 50,000-strong Syrian Democratic Forces as the most effective force fighting ISIS in Syria and has armed the non-Kurdish Arab elements of that group for some time. White said in a state...

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Niece of France's Le Pen quits politics for now

Niece of France's Le Pen quits politics for now

In her letter, she wrote that "you know my history, you know that the political world has been mine all my life. At 27 (year old) it is time for me to leave it for some time", she was quoted as saying...

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Palestinians seek Pizza Hut boycott for 'mocking hunger

Israeli officials said it showed Barghouti to be a liar who only sought to boost his popularity in the eyes of the Palestinian public. The image was later removed from the Facebook page , though it...

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Georgia wildfire: hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group said the fire, called the West Mims Fire and started by lightning on April 6, at Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge grew to 133,744 acres and is 1...

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Trump marks National Day of Prayer, signs executive order on religious freedom

Leaders of the USA religious left, a rising force of opposition to Trump's hard-line stance on immigration and healthcare, said they were poised to benefit from the move, which lifts the risk of relig...

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Israeli warplanes strike Lebanese Hezbollah weapons cache near Damascus, reports

Flames rise after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria. Syria's regime is allies with both Hezbollah and Iran, and Israel says Iran is using that connection to funnel weapons and res...

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Russia: US Welcomed Syria De-Escalation Zones Deal, Has All Information on Memorandum

Russia: US Welcomed Syria De-Escalation Zones Deal, Has All Information on Memorandum

The Russian defence ministry had said the agreement would come into force in the early hours of Friday. Russian Federation said aircraft in the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State will be...

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Mets player on Matt Harvey: 'He wants to be Derek Jeter'

Jon Heyman of WFAN and FanRag Sports also reported that Mets security visited Harvey at his Manhattan apartment around 10 p.m. Saturday to see if his story checked out. He was suspended by the Mets...

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May the Fourth be With You, It's Star Wars Day

The all-day celebration continued at the Core Pacific City Mall and Ximending District, with the spherical architecture of the mall acting as the flagship photo op location for the event. The phrase w...

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North Korea detention of fourth United States citizen 'concerning' - White House

North Korea detention of fourth United States citizen 'concerning' - White House

The detainee, the report added, was identified as Kim Hak-song, who was a USA professor working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . Kim Jong Un is adding a new wrinkle on the long...

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Trump agrees to further arm Syrian Democratic Forces to seize Raqqa

But officials in Turkey, a US ally and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, maintain the Kurdish fighters are linked to militants in their country that the USA classifies as terrorists. Spicer s...

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Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

An initial health care bill imploded in March under opposition by conservative and moderate Republicans. "You will glow in the dark on this one". Then the narrator says, "And House Republicans voted y...

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Administration Fights to Save Travel Ban Before Fourth Circuit

The 4th Circuit ruling is crucial for Trump, whose travel ban is expected to end up in the U.S. Supreme Court. The defining issue at Monday's hearing, as in previous proceedings, was whether courts ...

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Gold bounces off lows hit after Macron's French election win

A spokeswoman for Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said strengthening the euro zone would be one topic that he would discuss with his new French counterpart once Macron has installed a new cabine...

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Turkey, US can turn Raqa into 'graveyard' for Islamic State: Erdogan

Kurdish officials describe the US troop movement as a "buffer" between them and Turkey, according to the Associated Press , while USA officials say it's part of its cooperation with the Kurdish force...

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Monster Wildfire Displaces 1000s in US State of Georgia

Smoke is seen during sunset as the West Mims fire burns in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , Georgia, U.S.in a photo released April 29, 2017. A shelter was set up Monday afternoon in Kingslan...

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Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

Nine people died at the scene and 30 were injured, according to an official statement from the Puebla government released shortly after the explosion. A firecracker launched by someone outside land...

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White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

Flynn's conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak caught the attention of Trump's own transition team. Trump has even supported the fired general's plea for immunity from charges in return ...

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Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

As judges at the Jakarta court started recapping the evidence presented in the trial ahead of the verdict, hundreds of demonstrators wearing white Muslim skullcaps protested against Purnama outside th...

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